The Adam Smith Institute

Dr Madsen Pirie graduated (in different subjects) from the Universities of Edinburgh, St Andrews and Cambridge.  He is President of the Adam Smith Institute think tank, and has contributed to many policy initiatives that were enacted into legislation, and worked on the UK market liberalization programme.  Prior to that he worked on Capitol Hill in Washington and was Professor of Philosophy at Hillsdale in Michigan.  He served on the Prime Minister’s Citizen’s Charter Panel from 1991-1995.  He was co-winner of the National Free Enterprise Award in 2010, and is a Senior Research Fellow in the Dept of Land Economy at Cambridge.